Krishnan Guru-Murthy gives his take on life, the news and everything.
The headline conclusion from the C4/Sky TV election special (it wasn’t a debate) is that voters aren’t so easily swung by an 18-minute TV interview. Most political watchers agree : Ed Miliband handled Paxman better than David Cameron, and neither leader had any trouble with Kay Burley’s audience.
Millions of people have now watched and discussed and read about it. So here are a few brief thoughts of my own.
The Conservative party now firmly believes Scots MPs should not vote on English laws – which could make it much harder for Labour to form a future government.
A yes means Britain ceases to exist, right? I won’t be British anymore, just English. Yes? That’s the identity crisis many people south of the border have been wrestling with.
With just days to go until the independence referendum, those who are still undecided will decide Scotland’s fate.
We don’t need to see the brutal footage of the murder of journalist James Foley to know that his death was wrong. But by refusing to share it, we can diminish its propaganda value.
Three-year-old Hala’s health has been transformed after receiving heart surgery in London. But her home is in ruins and her family fear returning to Gaza.
I’ve been down to the St Joseph Church in Irbil, where Christians from Mosul and Qaraqosh are seeking sanctuary. They told us how the mere sound of the Islamic State made them flee their
Mork, the extra-terrestrial character played by Robin Williams, was too surreal for me when I was a boy. But that’s because Mork and Mindy was really for grown-ups.